Look what's coming to Blue Ridge PBS!
Tuesdays at 9:00pm
Discover the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present. Television’s most-watched history series, acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, has been honored with every major broadcast award.
January 15 – The Swamp
Explore the story of Florida's Everglades, America's greatest wetland. A tale of greed, hubris and destruction, the film chronicles the repeated efforts to conquer what was once seen as a useless wasteland and the passionate efforts to preserve it.
January 22 – The Big Burn
In the summer of 1910, an unimaginable wildfire devoured more than three million acres across the Northern Rockies, confronting the fledgling U.S. Forest Service with a catastrophe that would define the agency and the nation’s fire policy for the rest of the 20th century and beyond.
Antiques Roadshow – NEW EPISODES!
Mondays at 8:00pm
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW puts the reality in reality television! Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW marks its 23rd season with a new look in 2019.
January 7 – Meadowbrook Hall, Hour One
Experience a groundbreaking season of incredible items appraised in settings that are treasures themselves. From the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, learn the story behind family heirlooms, thrift store finds, and more—including a $77,500 appraisal!
January 14 – Meadowbrook Hall, Hour Two
Discover Detroit-area treasures as they are appraised at the historic estate of Matilda Dodge Wilson! Meadow Brook Hall finds include a Keith Haring archive, Harry Bertoia brooches, and an 1835 "City of Detroit" map. Which is $40,000-$60,000?
January 21 – Meadowbrook Hall, Hour Three
Magnificent Michigan treasures shine at Meadow Brook Hall, including a Civil War presentation sword and portrait, Danny Lyon Civil Rights posters, and a copy of "The First Men in the Moon" signed by Neil Armstrong. One is $40,000-$50,000!
January 28 – Ca' d'Zan, Hour One
Travel to sunny Sarasota for standout finds at Ca' d'Zan, the home of circus royalty John and Mable Ringling! Highlights include 1954-1956 Topps baseball cards, a The John Ringling Hotel plate, and a Harry Bertoia bronze. Which is $30,000-$50,000?
Austin City Limits – New episodes!
Saturdays at 9:00pm
Explore the best original music — including contemporary and traditional rock, blues, country, folk, soul and worldbeat — in uninterrupted full concerts recorded live in Austin, Texas.
January 5 – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Revel in an hour with New Orleans funk masters Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, with special guest Cyril Neville. Shorty lays down the grooves with highlights from his recent Voodoo Threauxdown tour.
January 12 – Residente
Join a musical world tour with Puerto Rican superstar Residente as he presents songs from his globe-spanning solo debut and hits from his Calle 13 catalog.
January 19 – Arctic Monkeys/Wild Child
Enjoy an hour of modern rock with Arctic Monkeys and Wild Child. Sheffield’s Monkeys perform songs from their acclaimed album, Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino. Austin’s Wild Child plays cuts from their latest album, Expectations.
January 26 – Willie Nelson
Relish an hour with American music legend Willie Nelson. The Texan superstar performs a set of hits and songs from his latest album, My Way.
Doc Martin, Season 8
Thursdays at 8:00pm
The popular British drama DOC MARTIN is back for an eighth season as Dr. Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes) and his wife, Louisa (Caroline Catz) are back together in Portwenn with their infant son, James Henry. However, family life proves to be stressful. Will Martin and Louisa be able to cope?
January 3 – Mysterious Ways
After successfully rekindling their relationship, Louisa and Martin are living together again, but Louisa finds herself juggling too many responsibilities at once. As Portwenn prepares for a wedding, Bert hopes to profit from the festivities.
January 10 – Sons and Lovers
With Janice's departure, Martin and Louisa need to find day care for James, and they settle on Portwenn Tots. Ruth considers selling her farm, and Al's stress level takes a toll on his body.
January 17 – Farewell, My Lovely
Louisa's stress is compounded when she must take a group of students on a sailing trip. Ruth's decision regarding the farm causes trouble for the Large family enterprises, and Morwenna and Al throw an event to launch Al's new business.
January 24 – Faith
Morwenna's missionary parents pay her a surprise visit and are taken aback by her relationship with Al. As Louisa starts her new counseling course, Penhale investigates a break-in at the school, in which nothing was stolen.
January 31 – From the Mouths of Babes…
With James teething, Martin and Louisa are desperate for more sleep. In an unusual display of mourning, Mrs. Tishell closes the pharmacy, inconveniencing everyone. Meanwhile, Al needs Bert's help to get the whisky business back on track.
Finding Your Roots – NEW SEASON!
Tuesdays at 8:00pm
The acclaimed series with Professor Gates explores the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.
January 8 – Grandparents and Other Strangers
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees. The DNA analysis upends family history and reveals new relatives.
January 15 – Mystery Men
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves deeply empowering.
January 22 – Reporting on the Reporters
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.
January 29 – Dreaming of a New Land
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn the tremendous challenges faced by their immigrant forebears. From Italy, Russia and India to America, their histories show success could take generations to achieve.